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Video captures moment 4-year-old girl falls out the back of moving van

Ryan Ciampoli(HARRISON, Ark.) -- Harrowing dash cam video captures the moment a 4-year-old girl fell out of the back of a moving church bus on a state highway in Arkansas.The footage depicts the small child swinging out from   ... Read More

Tennessee teen’s sister on kidnapping, ‘roller coaster’ of emotions

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Elizabeth Thomas’ older sister, Kat Bozeman, said her family has experienced a "roller coaster" of emotions since her sister was returned home on Friday.

"It’s a roller coaster. Some days are good   ... Read More

US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record

NASA/Bill Ingalls(NEW YORK) -- U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, 57, broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut early Monday, streaking past the 534-day record held by Jeff Williams.The 879-day global record, held   ... Read More

Police appeal to public for help finding missing 5-year-old; father arrested

iStock/Thinkstock(SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.) -- Police in California appealed to the public for help finding a 5-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday and whose father has been arrested after police found him unconscious in a park.

Police said   ... Read More

Three children among five dead in Queens house fire

FDNY(NEW YORK) -- Five people were killed, including three children, after a three-alarm fire blazed through a family home in the New York City borough of Queens on Sunday.Fire officials said the entire house was consumed in flames   ... Read More

Wheaton College freshman dies in accident at track meet

WLS-TV(WHEATON, Ill.) -- A 19-year-old college student was killed at a track meet in Wheaton, Illinois, on Saturday when he was struck by a hammer during the hammer throw event.Wheaton College said in a statement that freshman Ethan   ... Read More

Father of Tennessee teen: She ‘may not be exactly’ the person she was prior to alleged abduction

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The father of the Tennessee teen found more than a month after she was allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher said the girl's family wants her to be the same person she   ... Read More

After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says ‘nobody has a sense of humor’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says people should lighten up about controversial comments he made earlier this week about the state of Hawaii.

When asked by ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview   ... Read More

‘Pure joy,’ but concern, too, for family of formerly missing Tenn. student

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The brother of the Tennessee teen allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher says that now that she is finally back with her family, "she's like herself and in ways she's not."

Elizabeth   ... Read More

Girl Scout troop is ‘first single troop’ for homeless girls in New York

Courtesy of NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramers office(NEW YORK) -- It's what the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is calling a first.

Girl Scout Troop 6000 -- which serves homeless girls and women in New York --   ... Read More

March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

Simona Granati/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Scientists and supporters of science marched in cities around the world Saturday to push back against what organizers said is “an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific consensus and restricting scientific discovery.”

The March for Science,   ... Read More

Wildfires rage across Florida, destroying homes and displacing thousands

iStock/Thinkstock(NAPLES, Fla.) -- Three separate wildfires raged across parts of Florida on Saturday, burning up homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.

One blaze has burned 5,500 acres and destroyed nine homes in Collier County near Naples   ... Read More

Arizona police questioning person of interest in Phoenix serial shootings that killed 7

Phoenix Police Department(PHOENIX) -- Police in Phoenix are investigating a person of interest in connection with a series of shootings that occurred in 2016 that claimed 7 lives, a law enforcement source told ABC News.

In July, the Phoenix   ... Read More

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is ‘resting’ after reuniting with her family

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- The 15-year-old Tennessee girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her former teacher has been reunited with her family and friends, the family's attorney said in a statement.

Elizabeth Thomas returned to Tennessee   ... Read More

Memphis high school senior class collects more than $80 million in scholarship offers

Shelby County Schools Newsroom(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- While students across the nation continue to narrow down their college options, Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, is already in full-fledged celebration mode with its 2017 senior class so far being offered   ... Read More

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Video captures moment 4-year-old girl falls out the back of moving van

Ryan Ciampoli(HARRISON, Ark.) -- Harrowing dash cam video captures the moment a 4-year-old girl fell out of the back of a moving church bus on a state highway in Arkansas.The footage depicts the small child swinging out from   ... Read More

Tennessee teen’s sister on kidnapping, ‘roller coaster’ of emotions

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- Elizabeth Thomas’ older sister, Kat Bozeman, said her family has experienced a "roller coaster" of emotions since her sister was returned home on Friday.

"It’s a roller coaster. Some days are good   ... Read More

US astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks American spaceflight record

NASA/Bill Ingalls(NEW YORK) -- U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, 57, broke the record for the most cumulative time in space by an American astronaut early Monday, streaking past the 534-day record held by Jeff Williams.The 879-day global record, held   ... Read More

Police appeal to public for help finding missing 5-year-old; father arrested

iStock/Thinkstock(SOUTH PASADENA, Calif.) -- Police in California appealed to the public for help finding a 5-year-old boy who has been missing since Saturday and whose father has been arrested after police found him unconscious in a park.

Police said   ... Read More

Three children among five dead in Queens house fire

FDNY(NEW YORK) -- Five people were killed, including three children, after a three-alarm fire blazed through a family home in the New York City borough of Queens on Sunday.Fire officials said the entire house was consumed in flames   ... Read More

Wheaton College freshman dies in accident at track meet

WLS-TV(WHEATON, Ill.) -- A 19-year-old college student was killed at a track meet in Wheaton, Illinois, on Saturday when he was struck by a hammer during the hammer throw event.Wheaton College said in a statement that freshman Ethan   ... Read More

Father of Tennessee teen: She ‘may not be exactly’ the person she was prior to alleged abduction

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The father of the Tennessee teen found more than a month after she was allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher said the girl's family wants her to be the same person she   ... Read More

After controversial Hawaii comment, Sessions says ‘nobody has a sense of humor’

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions says people should lighten up about controversial comments he made earlier this week about the state of Hawaii.

When asked by ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in an exclusive interview   ... Read More

‘Pure joy,’ but concern, too, for family of formerly missing Tenn. student

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- The brother of the Tennessee teen allegedly kidnapped by a former teacher says that now that she is finally back with her family, "she's like herself and in ways she's not."

Elizabeth   ... Read More

Girl Scout troop is ‘first single troop’ for homeless girls in New York

Courtesy of NYC Council Member Jimmy Van Bramers office(NEW YORK) -- It's what the Girl Scouts of Greater New York is calling a first.

Girl Scout Troop 6000 -- which serves homeless girls and women in New York --   ... Read More

March for Science held in cities around world calls for respect, funding

Simona Granati/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Scientists and supporters of science marched in cities around the world Saturday to push back against what organizers said is “an alarming trend toward discrediting scientific consensus and restricting scientific discovery.”

The March for Science,   ... Read More

Wildfires rage across Florida, destroying homes and displacing thousands

iStock/Thinkstock(NAPLES, Fla.) -- Three separate wildfires raged across parts of Florida on Saturday, burning up homes and forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents.

One blaze has burned 5,500 acres and destroyed nine homes in Collier County near Naples   ... Read More

Arizona police questioning person of interest in Phoenix serial shootings that killed 7

Phoenix Police Department(PHOENIX) -- Police in Phoenix are investigating a person of interest in connection with a series of shootings that occurred in 2016 that claimed 7 lives, a law enforcement source told ABC News.

In July, the Phoenix   ... Read More

Missing Tenn. student Elizabeth Thomas is ‘resting’ after reuniting with her family

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation(CULLEOKA, Tenn.) -- The 15-year-old Tennessee girl who was allegedly kidnapped by her former teacher has been reunited with her family and friends, the family's attorney said in a statement.

Elizabeth Thomas returned to Tennessee   ... Read More

Memphis high school senior class collects more than $80 million in scholarship offers

Shelby County Schools Newsroom(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- While students across the nation continue to narrow down their college options, Whitehaven High School in Memphis, Tennessee, is already in full-fledged celebration mode with its 2017 senior class so far being offered   ... Read More

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